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Seminole Tribe takes a big step forward with land-into-trust bid

Seminole Tribe takes a big step forward with land-into-trust bid

Plans to develop land around the Coconut Creek Casino in Florida have been in the works for six years.

Eastern Cherokee youth push for change in gaming per capita

Eastern Cherokee youth push for change in gaming per capita

Leaders of the North Carolina tribe accepted a proposal to stagger payments for minors, a move that comes with economic benefits.

Connecticut tribes still working on plan for potential new casino

Connecticut tribes still working on plan for potential new casino

The process has been taking so long that one location has been taken off the table although the tribes still have options.

Donald Trump approved Indian gaming attack ads in New York

Donald Trump approved Indian gaming attack ads in New York

The campaign was aimed at the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, whose leaders were pursuing a casino that conflicted with the real estate mogul's interests.

Buena Vista Rancheria signs updated Class III casino compact

Buena Vista Rancheria signs updated Class III casino compact

The tribe has been trying to build a casino in northern California for more than a decade.

Judge focuses on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino decision

Judge focuses on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino decision

Opponents argue that the casino site in Massachusetts should not have been placed in trust as a result of the Supreme Court's decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.

Former Choctaw Nation casino worker gets two months for theft

Former Choctaw Nation casino worker gets two months for theft

Allen Michael Scott admitted that he stole more than $1,000 from the tribe's gaming facility in Durant, Oklahoma.

Meskwaki Tribe searches for fugitive reportedly seen at casino

Meskwaki Tribe searches for fugitive reportedly seen at casino

John David Henderson has been on the loose for eight months and may have been seen jumping out of third-story hotel room window at the Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel in Iowa.

Grande Ronde Tribes consider hotel but not casino at old track

Grande Ronde Tribes consider hotel but not casino at old track

A media consultant said the tribe has no 'current' plans for a casino at the site near Portland, Oregon.

Tohono O'odham Nation shares $1.2M from controversial casino

Tohono O'odham Nation shares $1.2M from controversial casino

The tribe agreed to pay the city of Glendale for hosting the new facility.

Big Sandy Rancheria remains optimistic on plan for second casino

Big Sandy Rancheria remains optimistic on plan for second casino

The project has been in the works for more than a decade and would be much larger than the tribe's existing facility.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino foes lose big source of funding

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino foes lose big source of funding

A non-Indian gaming developer stopped contributing to the lawsuit but a lead plaintiff vows to see the battle through.

Little River Band credited with sharing $30M in gaming revenues

Little River Band credited with sharing $30M in gaming revenues

The money goes to local governments and schools and the tribe hopes to replicate that effort with an off-reservation casino.

Editorial: Let's leave gaming to tribes and kill Arkansas casino bid

Editorial: Let's leave gaming to tribes and kill Arkansas casino bid

There are already too many opportunities to lose the light bill in this state without inviting stand-alone, 24/7 casinos.

Schaghticoke Tribal Nation still fighting for federal recognition and a casino

Schaghticoke Tribal Nation still fighting for federal recognition and a casino

The tribe's sad saga is at the center of a battle over a new casino in Connecticut.

Supreme Court deals setback to tribes in labor sovereignty dispute

Supreme Court deals setback to tribes in labor sovereignty dispute

Indian Country rallied after two Michigan tribes lost their labor law cases but the nation's highest court won't be taking up the matter.

Supreme Court won't hear Pauma Band compact negotiation case

Supreme Court won't hear Pauma Band compact negotiation case

The state of California is still on the hook for paying $36.2 million back to the tribe but a key issue remains on the table.

Poarch Creeks in deal to acquire commercial casino in Louisiana

Poarch Creeks in deal to acquire commercial casino in Louisiana

The tribe continues to expand its gaming empire beyond Alabama.

Senate provision targeted tribes with commercial gaming plans

Senate provision targeted tribes with commercial gaming plans

The amendment would have punished certain tribes that enter the commercial industry by requiring the Bureau of Indian Affairs to reject their gaming compacts.

Kootenai Tribe hopes to lure Canadian customers back to casino

Kootenai Tribe hopes to lure Canadian customers back to casino

The Kootenai River Inn Casino and Spa in Idaho has installed the first dual-currency machines in the United States.

Grand Ronde Tribes to finish demolition work at site of old racetrack

Grand Ronde Tribes to finish demolition work at site of old racetrack

The tribe still hasn't said what it plans to do with the 31-acre site right outside of Portland, Oregon's most populous city.

Eastern Shawnee Tribe breaks ground on $34M expansion at casino

Eastern Shawnee Tribe breaks ground on $34M expansion at casino

The Indigo Sky Casino in Wyandotte, Oklahoma, is seeing another 128 hotel rooms and a ballroom / event center.

Non-Indian gaming firm loses challenge to law for new tribal casino

Non-Indian gaming firm loses challenge to law for new tribal casino

MGM Resorts International is trying to stop the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe from opening a new casino in Connecticut.

Poarch Creek land-into-trust bill could help casino effort in Florida

Poarch Creek land-into-trust bill could help casino effort in Florida

H.R.5486, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians Land Reaffirmation Act, confirms that the tribe's land in Florida is Indian Country.

Tohono O'odham Nation told to turn over casino-related documents

Tohono O'odham Nation told to turn over casino-related documents

The tribe and the state of Arizona continue to spar over a controversial casino that opened last December.

Cherokee Nation enters deal to run commercial casino in Arkansas

Cherokee Nation enters deal to run commercial casino in Arkansas

The Oklahoma tribe is hoping to expand its gaming empire into Arkansas.

Los Coyotes Band updates agreement for off-reservation casino

Los Coyotes Band updates agreement for off-reservation casino

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has yet to make a decision on the project in Barstow, California.

Cachil Dehe Band reaches $20M settlement for faulty casino work

Cachil Dehe Band reaches $20M settlement for faulty casino work

A construction company agreed to pay the tribe for shoddy work on a casino expansion project.

Non-Indian gaming firm asks Congress to block new tribal casino

Non-Indian gaming firm asks Congress to block new tribal casino

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) said he fought efforts to add anti-casino language to a defense bill.

California tribes worried about Senate candidate's gaming record

California tribes worried about Senate candidate's gaming record

Kamala Harris tried to stop the Big Lagoon Rancheria from opening a casino on land that was placed in trust more than two decades ago.

Pokagon Band sees major progress on casino project in Indiana

Pokagon Band sees major progress on casino project in Indiana

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has issued the final environmental impact statement for the project in South Bend, Indiana.

Quapaw Tribe arrests suspect for methamphetamine at casino

Quapaw Tribe arrests suspect for methamphetamine at casino

A suspect was found with four ounces of methamphetamine at the Downstream Casino Resort.

Cowlitz Tribe announces name in Salish language for fast-rising casino

Cowlitz Tribe announces name in Salish language for fast-rising casino

The name for the facility -- ilani -- comes from the Salish word for 'sing.'

Judge schedules trial in Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino case

Judge schedules trial in Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino case

The case will determine whether the Bureau of Indian Affairs should have approved the land-into-trust application for the First Light Resort and Casino in Taunton, Massachusetts.

Chairman of Chitimacha Tribe accused of stealing casino bonus

Chairman of Chitimacha Tribe accused of stealing casino bonus

O’Neal Darden Jr., who was elected last July, turned himself in to face charges in Louisiana state court.

Editorial: Decision opens door for more off-reservation casinos

Editorial: Decision opens door for more off-reservation casinos

Seattle Times: What’s more dangerous is the precedent Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s approval may set for other tribes to expand their operations off reservations.

Oregon tribe funds lawsuit against Cowlitz Tribe's fast-rising casino

Oregon tribe funds lawsuit against Cowlitz Tribe's fast-rising casino

The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde have joined non-Indian card rooms in trying to stop the new development in Washington.

Cherokee Nation sees strong progress on newest gaming facility

Cherokee Nation sees strong progress on newest gaming facility

The tribe is hosting a topping-off ceremony less than 80 days after breaking ground in Grove, Oklahoma.

Cowlitz Tribe on track to open long-awaited casino in 10 months

Cowlitz Tribe on track to open long-awaited casino in 10 months

The $500 million facility In Washington is expected to welcome patrons on April 17, 2017.

Eastern Cherokees bring benefits to community with new casino

Eastern Cherokees bring benefits to community with new casino

The Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino and Hotel in Murphy, North Carolina, has been open less than a year but it's already paying off for the tribe and local businesses.

Wilton Rancheria plans casino by outlet mall under construction

Wilton Rancheria plans casino by outlet mall under construction

The tribe has settled on a site less than four miles from its headquarters in Elk Grove, California.

Sault Ste. Marie Tribe anxious for off-reservation casino decision

Sault Ste. Marie Tribe anxious for off-reservation casino decision

The tribe has been waiting for an answer from the Bureau of Indian Affairs for two years.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe parts ways with top gaming executive again

Coeur d'Alene Tribe parts ways with top gaming executive again

After being fired in 2006, David Matheson came back to the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel in 2011. He's out of a job again.

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